Steve has 16 years’ experience developing software, leading teams and changing organisations in the e-commerce, financial and legal domains. He was first introduced to agile methods with XP in the late 90s and since then has gained experience in Scrum, Kanban & Evo amongst others. Steve is based in London and currently leads E-commerce Development at Sage Pay pioneering the adoption of a micro-service architecture.
Talks I've Given
Chipping away at a monolith: Why discipline isn’t enough
Featuring Steve McDonald and Mark Landeryou
Improving a large monolithic application is tough. Much has been written about techniques to improve legacy code but these tools without a large measure of self-discipline are ineffective. The bigger the code base, the bigger the team, the harder it becomes to maintain the discipline required.mucon microservices